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Day Date Venue Opposition Result F A Scorers Memories
Sun Oct 12 home Perth Glory loss 1 2 M. McGlinchy Disappointing loss. Two errors cost us. Some nice attacking from Nathan Burns and Wee Mac. Debuts also to Tom Doyle, Alex Rodriguez and Roly Bonavacia. Only 7000 attendance a worry.
Sat Oct 18 away Central Coast win 2 1 McGlinchy, N. Burns Early own goal by Tom Doyle, nice attacking football Brockie upended in box, his pen hit bar, but Wee Mac headed it in, in front of his old home crowd. Doyle cross to Brockie, header to Burns, good finish. Dura strong at the back.
Sun Oct 26 home Newcastle Jets win 4 1 Burns 2, McGlinchy, A. Durante Strong midfield play from Roly and Riera, great play up front, Burns esp. Shirts off in the rain and wind was bloody cold. The crowd singing Twist and Shout all the way along the concourse after the game
Mon Nov 3 away Melbourne Victory loss 0 2   Competitive, Burns missed one on one. Fenton brought in but struggled at right back. Finkler free kick sailed through everyone in to the goal. Seagulls all over the pitch
Fri Nov 7 home Western Sydney win 1 0 Burns Fenton missed 2 chances, injured other shoulder, carried off. Mossy 2 great saves, first clean sheet for ages. Krishna assist.
Sat Nov 15 away Adelaide Utd loss 1 2 R. Bonevacia Roly early cracking goal, Roy assist. Lots of late free kicks to Adelaide who got the winner in 94th minute from one.
Fri Nov 21 away Perth Glory loss 1 2 R. Krishna (pen) Early goal, after Doyle mistake. Sub Tyler Boyd won pen and Roy converted it. Not our best game, but had chances.
Sun Nov 30 home Melbourne City win 5 1 Burns 3, Krishna, Bonevacia Awful first 30 min, Burns grabs a poor passback. First ever Nix hat trick. Krishna running at them, Boxall taking them on late too.
Sat Dec 6 away Newcastle Jets win 3 1 Burns, McGlinchy, Krishna Dominated, Rodriguez playing nice football, went behind. Lia subbed on, then three goals in 6 minutes. Burns rounded keeper. Krishna rocket from 22m.
Sat Dec 13 AUCK Central Coast draw 1 1 Krishna Eden Park, wet, disappointing 11,000 crowd. Nix dominated. "A 1 - 1 all massacre!" said coach Ernie Merrick after the Nix missed a lot of chances to score. Krishna great chest and goal. Mike McGlinchey tearing them up.
Sun Dec 21 away Sydney FC win 2 0 Burns (2) Slow first half, Sydney controlled. After half time took them apart. Burns two great goals. McGlinchey creating chances. Krishna ruled off side wrongly on a break away. Mossy black eye.
Sun Dec 28 home Western Sydney win 1 0 Krishna Controversial penalty when Krishna ankle tapped. Penalty saved but Roy smacked in the rebound. 8600 crowd. WSW played well, Mossy and defence kept them out. Krishna hamstring.
Wed Dec 31 away Adelaide Utd win 3 1 K. Cunningham, T. Boyd (2) Burns and Krishna out for 2 games. Brockie dragged down in box, laid off to Kenny who scored. Siggy and Dura superb in defence. Tyler Boyd subbed on and scored two crackers. Happy New Year!
Sun Jan 4 home Brisbane Roar win 3 0 M. Muscat, J. Brockie (2) Over 10,000 in Welly on super night. Manny played in by McGlinchy to score early. Almost did it again. Dominated the midfield, Rodriguez in sparkling form. Brockie, in his last game for Nix won and scored a pen, then turned and smacked in another. Big send off to Brocks from the fans.
Mon Feb 2 away Brisbane Roar loss 2 3 Krishna, Cunningham After a month's break for Asian Cup, Burns back for Nix. He set up opening goal. We conceded from a corner. Kenny robs keeper Theo for a comical goal. We lose in injury time.
Sun Feb 8 away Western Sydney loss 0 2   Dominated play and possession, but WSW packed their defence and we couldn't break them down.
Sat Feb 14 home Melbourne City draw 0 0   Hutt Rec Ground. 9200 attended, cold day. Again played well but couldn't score. Krishna missed a tap in. Mossy and Siggy kept us in it in the first half.
Sun Feb 22 home Newcastle Jets draw 2 2 Krishna, J. Hicks Hutt Rec Ground. Behind 2 - 0 from corners, including own goal. Late superb free kick from Jason Hicks. Burnsy didn't score despite 9000 Nathan Burns masks in rowd, hoping for a free Hells pizza!
Sun Mar 1 away Melbourne Victory win 3 2 Bonevacia, M. Boxall, Burns First ever win at Victory. Roly great free kick. Boxall marauding up the right wing, set up Burns and scored header. Dura superb in defence. Burns MOM. Riera and A Rod great in midfield too
Sat Mar 7 home Adelaide Utd win 2 0 J. Griffiths, Burns Hutt Rec Ground. Wind, rain. Defensive battle first hour. Last 10 min... Good Fenton run and cross, Joel Griffiths (a man lots of fans used to love to hate!) scored at near post in his second game for the Nix. Roly freekick for Burns to head in. Brilliant move with A Rodriguez and Roly doing backheels almost finshed off by Burns. Nix top of table for 3 hours!
Sat Mar 14 away Perth Glory win 2 1 Krishna (2) Warm , humid. Burns and A Rod out, but Krishna, steals the ball off defencer to score, later a solo goal beats Vuka at near post. Zadkovich screamer for Perth. Manny injures shoulder. Top of the Table!!
Sun Mar 22 away Brisbane Roar win 2 1 McGlinchy, Burns Game rained off after 70 minutes, home team not happy. Burns brilliant run beating 5 players to set up Mikey. Krishna hit post and Burns scored the rebound. Nix first ever win in Brisbane, go 4 points clear at top of the table.
Sun Mar 29 home Sydney FC loss 0 3   Seven players on international duty, but still a poor performance. Sloppy goals conceded at corners. Time clash with World Cup Cricket final, Both games depressing.
Sun Apr 5 home Melbourne Victory loss 0 3   Melb goal after 34 seconds. Riera suspended, Siggy and Lia out injured. Joel Griffiths stretchered off with serious looking knee injury. Melb the better team, but their time wasting injuries slowed the game down. Boxall's runs forward from centre back. Krishna shot well saved.
Sun Apr 12 away Melbourne City draw 0 0   Fenton upended in box. Burns hits penalty straight to keeper! Mossy makes ten saves in a man of the match performance. Both teams created chances, entertaining. Reira impressive in midfield.
Fri Apr 17 home Central Coast win 3 2 Bonevacia, Cunningham (2) Down 2 - 0 in poor first half. King Kenny subbed on and two good finishes, one in the 95th minute!
Sun Apr 26 home Sydney FC loss 1 2 Boxall The winner of game takes 2nd place. Roly missed a pen earned by McGlinchy. Ibini scored soon after. Reira gave away penalty. Italiano (Moss injured) got hand to it but it went in. Sydney very strong first half. Corner led to Burns ball across, Boxall scored. 13000. Home playoff game next weekend.
Sun May 3 home Melbourne City         Play off, 7 pm

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Leading Scorers:

Nathan Burns 13
Roy Krishna 9
Michael McGlinchy 5
Roly Bonevacia 4
Kenny Cunningham 4
Jeremy Brockie 2
Tyler Boyd 2
Joel Griffiths 1
Michael Boxall 2
Jason Hicks 1
Manny Muscat 1
Andrew Durante 1

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